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Olympics 2012: Oh Jin-Hyek Wins Gold In Men's Archery, Jacob Wukie Falls In Round Of 16

On Friday, Oh Jin-Hyek won gold for Korea in the Men's Archery event by defeating Takaharu Furukawa of Japan by a score of 7-1 in the Final round.

Via The Washington Post:

"My dream was to compete at this Olympics. On top of that I have a gold medal, so I am very happy man," said the third-seeded Oh, who was at his first games. "If you talk about the secret to strong archery in Korea, I don't know. But many Koreans are very strong at perseverance and I am one of them."

While Jin-Hyek and Furukawa battled for gold, Xiaoxiang Dai managed to win the bronze by defeating Rick Van der Ven by a score of 6-5.

Jacob Wukie of Ohio represented the United States in the event, but was eliminated in the Round of 16 by Baard Nesteng of Norway, 6-2.

Make sure to stay with this StoryStream for more coverage of local Ohioan athletes at this year's games. Also head over to SB Nation's 2012 Olympics hub for more news and analysis from London.

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